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Australian National Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Tom O'Regan
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-08-10 - Publisher: Routledge

Tom O'Regan's book is the first of its kind on Australian post-war cinema. It takes as its starting point Bazin's question 'What is cinema?'and asks what the construct of a 'national' cinema means. It looks at the broader concept from a different angle, taking film beyond the confines of 'art'
Australian National Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Tom O'Regan
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-08-10 - Publisher: Routledge

Tom O'Regan's book is the first of its kind on Australian post-war cinema. It takes as its starting point Bazin's question 'What is cinema?'and asks what the construct of a 'national' cinema means. It looks at the broader concept from a different angle, taking film beyond the confines of 'art'
Film and Nationalism
Language: en
Pages: 261
Authors: Alan Larson Williams
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Today there is much debate over an increasingly "global economy." But commercial cinema has been, from the very beginnings of its existence, "globalized." From the mediums inception, films have defined and reinforced the core values and social structures of countries. They have also helped definesocially and culturallywhat is to be
Diasporas of Australian Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 218
Authors: Catherine Simpson, Renata Murawska, Anthony Lambert
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-14 - Publisher: Intellect Books

Diasporas of Australian Cinema is the first volume to focus exclusively on diasporic hybridity and cultural diversity in Australian filmmaking over the past century.Topics include post-war documentaries and migration, Asian-Australian subjectivity, cross-cultural romance, "wogsploitation" comedy, and post-ethnic cinema. This collection also provides a useful reference text for scholars of Australian
American–Australian Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 333
Authors: Adrian Danks, Stephen Gaunson, Peter C. Kunze
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-29 - Publisher: Springer

This edited collection assesses the complex historical and contemporary relationships between US and Australian cinema by tapping directly into discussions of national cinema, transnationalism and global Hollywood. While most equivalent studies aim to define national cinema as independent from or in competition with Hollywood, this collection explores a more porous